Under the NLD government, inflation has rebounded after an initial fall, while prices have risen steadily. The Irrawaddy’s infographics illustrate key data since 2016.
Mandalay, the historic royal capital, has been undergoing a high-tech, e-government makeover since 2017—efforts a government-tech award summit in Bangkok recognized.
The generals who built Naypyitaw will not be forced from it via charter change; can the city’s old and new residents work together to manage a transition to democracy?
The finding against U Khin Maung Cho, who resigned late last month amid corruption allegations, was made by a team of ministers, not the anti-graft commission.
This week, The Irrawaddy talks to one of the NLD’s point men on charter change about the party’s objectives for the process, and what’s at stake for the country.
The Irrawaddy’s infographics illustrate the nearly 20 ministerial changes that have taken place at all levels since the party came to power in 2016.
The regional administration’s canceled budget request for 16 billion kyats for non-essential items was just the latest in an embarrassingly long line of missteps.
Cases filed on behalf of commander-in-chief remain common despite amendments to law; free-speech advocates renew call for Article 66(d) to be scrapped.
The Asia Foundation survey defines the existing constraints in Myanmar’s business environment and identifies opportunities for reform for economic growth.
Key developments at the agency include making training more useful and offering it to lower-level officials, says public policy expert who is assisting the reform process.
President U Win Myint had strong words for government officials and public servants on the need to shake off old habits in order to make reforms at every level in Myanmar.
Modi’s re-election reinforces a global trend of right-wing populists sweeping to victory, often after adopting harsh positions on protectionism, immigration and defense.
Chiang Mai summit of NCA signatories considers scrapping its Steering Team
NLD member’s question removed from list of questions to be asked publicly
In Mon State, parliamentarians and a former state minister are accusing their chief minister of going around the law to give a development contract to a private company.